Water contains minerals that tend to accumulate in the ducts and reservoirs of the water system. oral irrigator. Therefore, we need maintain and clean it periodicallyThis prevents a reduction in efficiency or failure.
Every one to three months at the most, you should follow these simple steps to keep it clean and performing optimally.
What materials do you need to clean it?
To perform the cleaning you will need water, vinegar, dishwashing soap, and a sponge. With a dishwasher instead of a sponge and soap it would be easier, but it is not essential.
This is enough to properly disinfect your hydropulser.
Cleaning the hydro impeller step by step
As soon as you have the material, all you need to do is four easy steps to get a proper cleaning of your hydro impeller.
Clean the Dental Irrigator Reservoir
Following the manufacturer's instructions disassemble the water tank of the irrigator. If your model has remove the valve and clean it by rubbing it with your hands under running water..
When you have removed the tank can be washed in the top rack of your dishwasher.. If you don't have a dishwasher you will have to use the sponge with the soap.
Cleans the Internal Parts of the Device
Fill the tank with a mixture of 2 to 4 tablespoons of white vinegar with half a liter of tap water. Then start it up and do it run until you are halfway through of the mixture and switch off the appliance.
Then you should leave it with the hose in the sink draining for a few minutes. 20 minutes for the solution to take effect in the interior.
Then you must turn on the irrigator to empty the rest of the mixture and then rinse it. by passing a full tank of lukewarm water through it.
Cleaning the nozzles
To clean your heads you only have to soak them for five minutes in white vinegar and then rinse it with warm water in the irrigator itself. We recommend the change of nozzles every 3/6 months to prevent them from clogging and worsening the performance of your device.
The handle is cleaned in exactly the same way as the nozzles: 5 minutes soak in vinegar and rinse with water.
Conclusions and Maintenance Video
Step by step video:
If you still have doubts you can see the process in this video in Spanish 🙂
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